Immediate UMMC Needs - New or unused: masks, gloves, gowns. New or gently used:  smartphone/tablets, goggles.

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COVID-19 Donations

In these past months as the Medical Center has fought against COVID-19, many people have asked how to best support UMMC, our staff and patients. We are so grateful for this outpouring of support and the encouraging words as we work together to take care of people around the state. Our community is stronger together. In addition to wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and washing hands frequently, below are some specific ways you can give and join the fight against COVID-19.

A gift to the COVID-19 response fund can help us meet any number of needs, including providing meals for front-line health care workers or basic necessities and comfort items for patients. Make a gift online at

Donate to the Children’s of Mississippi Family Assistance Fund to provide meal vouchers and other support for parents/guardians staying with pediatric patients:

Donate personal protective equipment (PPE) and smart devices (i.e. IPad, IPhone). 

To schedule a drop off, email us at 

We are accepting ONLY the following items at this time:


  • N95 masks
  • Disposable masks
  • Nitrile Gloves (all sizes) 
  • Protective Gowns (Isolation or Procedure Gowns)
  • Hand-sewn cloth masks
  • Safety Goggles/Safety Glasses

New or gently used

  • IPads, Smart Phones, Webcams 
    * Devices must be in working order and should be reset to default settings.

*Tablets and smart phones needed: (1) to provide patients a way to connect with loved ones during isolation; and, (2) to conduct telehealth appointments.  Devices must be in working order and should be reset to default settings.

Map of donation drop-off location at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union, located on UMMC's Jackson campus at 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216. From I-55 take exit 98B onto Lakeland Drive (toward Old Canton Road), turn left onto Peachtree Street. The Student Union will be on the right.
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We at UMMC are more grateful than we can express for the outpouring of community support for our teams hard at work to test and treat people in the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to new CDC guidelines, UMMC is asking once again for help from our community with home-sewn masks. The cloth masks will be worn by UMMC employees in non-COVID-19 patient care areas. Drop off cloth masks in the secure bin at the overhang outside the Nelson C. Norman Student Union.

Purchase gift cards for local restaurants/caterers and mail to UMMC Office of Development, 2500 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216 or transfer by email to to help provide meals for patient families and front line medical staff.

Help meet the needs of patients and front line staff by purchasing items for the Amazon Wish List:

**After selecting an item from the list, check the “This is a gift” box and provide your name, address, phone, and email in gift message for tax receipt.

Are you interested in sending messages of encouragement to UMMC’s frontline health care professionals? Please feel free to send cards, create video posts, make posters (8.5 x 11) expressing your gratitude to help raise morale. Your creative works of art will be shared with our staff and posted in the hospital. Your words of support will be deeply appreciated.

Any cards, videos or posters can be sent to:

Thank you for your support of UMMC during this challenging time.

Tax receipts for in-kind donations

To receive a tax receipt for your COVID-19-related donation, please fill out our in-kind donation form.

COVID-19 In-kind donation form - PDF

Return the form to our office by email ( or by mail to:

  • ATTN: Office of Development
    University of Mississippi Medical Center
    2500 N. State St.
    Jackson, MS 39216


Contact the Office of Development at (601) 984-1101 or